The compensation gap between female and male partners at law firms in the U.S. is 44 percent.
That’s according to the most recent compensation survey of big law firm partners by the legal search firm Major, Lindsey & Africa , which came out this week.
Female partners at big law firms make, on average, $659,000. Meanwhile, male partners make, on average, $949,000, according to the survey results, which are the fourth in a series from Major, Lindsey & Africa. Almost 77,000 law firm partners were sent surveys and about 2,100 partners in the U.S. responded.